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primitive tropical bottom-dwelling ray with a guitar-shaped body

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KARACHI -- Fishermen trained by WWF-Pakistan have successfully rescued an endangered bowmouth guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma), a rare fish species last Monday from the offshore waters of Balochistan.
The global market for shark fins used in shark fin soup is a major factor in the depletion of not only sharks but also some rays with valuable fins, such as guitarfish.
19 There is a curiously-shaped order of fish called guitarfish - or banjo sharks or fiddler rays.
Sharks' closest relatives aren't normal fish--they're rays, skates, guitarfish, and sawfish, a group known as elasmobranchs.
Among species offered are hoki, red snapper, cod, saithe, catfish and guitarfish.
Young, Santa Monica, shovelnose guitarfish, 21-8, Manhattan Beach, Sept.
The Atlantic guitarfish, Rhinobatis lentiginosus, looks like a graft between a stingray and the nether portions of a nurse shark--or a guitar, if you're looking at the Gene Simmons model.
Age, growth, reproductive biology and feed of the common guitarfish (Rhinobatos rhinohatos Linnaeus, 1758) in Iskenderun Bay, the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- While it will not generate the next chart-topping rock n' roll hit, Aquarium of the Bay is pleased to welcome its latest addition to a band of more than 20,000 aquatic animals, a Shovelnose Guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus.
These include: bat ray, Myliobatis californica; shovelnose guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus; leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata; gray smoothhound, Mustelus californicus; brown smoothhound, Mustelus henlei; thornback.
We included three additional sequences from GenBank: horn shark (Heterodontus francisci, NC003137) to represent the family Heterodontidae, thorny skate (Raja radiata, AF106038), rabbit fish (Chimaera monstrosa, AJ310140), and the Atlantic guitarfish (Rhinobatis lentiginosus, AY830717--this study) to serve as outgroups for phylogenetic analyses.
In its current newsletter, International Angler, the IGFA notes the 21-1/2-pound shovelnose guitarfish caught last September by Robert B.
Cryptic isolation of Gulf of California shovelnose guitarfish evidenced by mitochondrial DNA.
Other newly acquired animals include Giant Shovelnose Guitarfish, Port Jackson sharks, Chain Dogfish, Coral Cat sharks, Clear Nose Skates and White Tip Reef Sharks.